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Suman Mallik
Assistant Professor of Business Administration

Educational Background

Ph.D. Operations Management, University of Pennsylvania, 1998.
M.A. Management Sciences and Applied Economics, University of Pennsylvania, 1998.
M.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, 1994.
B. Tech. Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India, 1990. 

Positions Held

At the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign since 2000.  Operations management scientist at General Electric Company, 1998-2000. Management trainee and junior manager, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited, Calcutta, India, 1990-92. 

Recent Publications

Mallik, S., & Harker, P. 2004. Coordinating supply chains with competition: Capacity allocation in semiconductor manufacturing. European Journal of Operational Research, 159: 330-347.

Bollapragada, S., Bussieck, M., & Mallik, S. 2004. Scheduling commercial videotapes in broadcast television. Operations Research, 52: 679-689.

Mallik, S., & Chhajed, D. Optimal temporal product introduction strategies under valuation changes and learning. European Journal of Operational Research, forthcoming.

Honors and Awards

Incomplete List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by their Students, 2001, 2002, 2003.

Academic Service

IBM Invited lecture, T.J. Watson Research Center, 2000.

Teaching and Research

Teaching interest are e-supply chain management science operations and total quality management.  Research interests are incentives and coordination issues in supply chain management, applied OR modeling and demand management. 

Contact Information:
493 Wohlers Hall
1206 South Sixth Street
Champaign, IL 61820
(217) 265-0683

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